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Old 2006-04-30, 11:54 PM   #1
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Converse Chuck Taylor Allstars

After getting my new freestyle uni this week I decided it was time to get some proper footwear. I had remembered a few vague recommendations for the Converse Chuck Talyor Allstar shoes so I went down to Factory Brand Footwear and purchased the cheapest pair, $19.99. I must say these shoes are the perfect freestyle unicycling shoes. They are very minimal so you are able to have a nice feel of your unicycle. My ability to wheelwalk improved leaps and bounds with the help of these, coming from a pair of Oakley skate shoes. Your foot is able to bend to the curve of the wheel giving you wonderful traction and control. These shoes are also wonderful for one footed and stand up skills as your foot is able to fit much closer to the seat tube.

I highly recommend these for anyone interested in freestyle unicycling.

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Old 2006-05-01, 12:50 AM   #2
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i use converses for every thing they are by far my favorite shoes
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Old 2006-05-01, 12:52 AM   #3
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i use converses for every thing they are by far my favorite shoes
They probably aren't very healthy for your feet for every day use because they dont have much arch support but I love them for unicycling.
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Heres my pair of Cons that i wear and love =p

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Old 2006-05-01, 01:33 AM   #5
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Old 2006-05-01, 02:52 AM   #6
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mine are blue with white pinstripes. classy!
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Mine are bright red. They work great for freestyle, but along with my freestyle pedals, I don't have much grip on the pedals, so it can be awkward to do fast distance in them.
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Old 2006-05-01, 05:26 AM   #8
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Mine are bright red. They work great for freestyle, but along with my freestyle pedals, I don't have much grip on the pedals, so it can be awkward to do fast distance in them.
That is the one thing I did notice, grip with the freestyle pedals is not as great as it could be although that is one tradeoff im willing to take.
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Old 2006-05-01, 07:27 AM   #9
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i dun have a picture but mine have a story behind them they were given to me by a guy i respect alot and he lost them and then found them in a salvos store months later he brought them and gave them to me they are black and they have flames on them

i wouldnt mind a pair of fluro green cons tho
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ha i beat all of you....i costomed created mine on the internet, they are awsome
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Old 2006-05-01, 04:22 PM   #11
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I can't wear converses, my feet are too fat.
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ha i beat all of you....i costomed created mine on the internet, they are awsome
Maybe, but you also payed three times as much as me!
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Old 2006-05-01, 08:45 PM   #13
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they are! in the words of Mr Kipling (slighly altered) "they are exceedingly good shoes"
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i have to many pairs to tell all the pairs i have. for the arch problem i am thinking about geting some support things for it
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Maybe, but you also payed three times as much as me!

yea but i think it was worth it 2 own one pair of awsome custom converses....

but yes converses are great not only becouse the look cool but unless there like supa spiffy there pretty cheep
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